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Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

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4961 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1936
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 9:30 pm
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We all know that Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf is a chain, However, in this location the staff make you feel special!

Thank beckysouix
Montreal, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

clean. relax. gentle staff. no pressure of any kind. my favourite coffee shop for early morning coffee. you don't have to pretend to be anything else but yourself. you feel welcome. I was on a tide budget and have felt very respected each visit and some time. I would stay. a little too long for my own taste (I was... More 

Thank giftedmystic
Sioux City, Iowa
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94 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I'm hesitant to complain about bad Italian-style coffee in the USA, but this place asked for it via a "Hand Tamped Espresso" sign visible from the street. The implication was that a) they know what they're doing b) they're interested in customers who can taste the difference. Sadly, they failed on a...miserably. We asked for a real, ceramic cup rather... More 

Thank Larry T
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125 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We love stopping here in the morning after our run, their coffee is really good. I'm a café latte fan. We also like their outdoor seating right on Linden Street. Has a very community/local vibe.

Thank boomiebondi
Carpinteria, California
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Corner location, right downtown Carpinteria on the main drag ! People Watch ! Car Watch ! Mountain Gaze ! Oh yes, and have a great iced coffee too ! Wonderful Location to begin your walk down the historic main street to the beach and wander into a few specialty shops along the way. Something for everyone here, and we love... More 

Thank brendamR568UK
Santa Barbara, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Service is great. My favorite is Chi Tea. I like that you can sit outside. Carpinteria is such a cute beach town.

Thank Caribbean209
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86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

I recently got an ice blended mocha here and sat outside in the sunshine just relaxing. The drink was very good - by the last quarter of a cup it didn't end up as a load of separated ice and weird-tasting coffee leftovers like the Starbucks equivalent often does. The staff were very smiley and friendly.

Thank Hellopaul
Suttons Bay, Michigan
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Nice place to grab a coffee on a chilly day before walking down to the farmers market. Staff very friendly.

Thank Haystacks-Brand
Carpinteria, California
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61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Friendly, fast staff, coffee hot and delish. Perfect location to grab a snack before or after shopping Carp. Plenty of room for cyclists.

Thank CarpBooksFan
Ventura, California
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199 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

When my wife and I visit Carpinteria, we almost always stop here for a mocha or a cup of coffee. It's in a great location on the corner of Linden Ave and Carpinteria St. Seating is inside or outside. We like to sit outside and watch the people go by. I enjoy the brake from following my wife around all... More 

Thank Dan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4961 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-1936
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: 805-745-5932

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?